Medical Director at Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Brian Justice, DC is a Medical Director at Excellus BlueCross BlueShield since 2012 after being recruited to develop and implement a comprehensive spine program focusing on early contact practitioners. The Spine Health Program is based on a program Dr. Justice co-developed in what is now the Beth-Israel Hospital / Harvard healthcare system in 2009. Aspects of this nationally recognized Spine Health Program have been vetted and shared at multiple universities (Stanford, UCSF, Duke, U. of Pittsburgh…), professional societies, and outcomes published in peer-reviewed journals. Multiple BCBS plans are now implementing this program. Prior to assuming his present position, Dr. Justice graduated Summa Cum Laude from The State University of New York at Brockport, he then attended graduate school at National Chiropractic College in Chicago, IL. Dr. Justice spent 28 years in a spine-focused chiropractic practice in various settings, including a doctor-owned group, hospital-based, and in industry. He has served on many communities and national boards and committees, including professional associations, NCQA and CMS. He has published and presented nationally on spine care, quality improvement, pathway development, wellness/wellbeing and optimal interdisciplinary spine care.